News & media

Virbac acquired Sasaeah, a leading animal health player in Japan.

2024/04/02 - Financial public releases

Sasaeah.jpgOn April 1, we successfully completed the acquisition of Sasaeah. This strategic acquisition brings Virbac a leadership position in the farm animal vaccines market in Japan, notably in the cattle segment, and a large portfolio of pharmaceutical products for all the major species.

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Asia: our teams support growth in canine dermatology

2024/03/28 - Products

DAILYDERMA IN ASIA.jpgAs in other parts of the world, around 10%1 of dogs in Asia suffer from atopic dermatitis. Since 2022, our teams have been stepping up their efforts to develop our global DailyDerma program in the region. The goal? To better help Asian veterinarians optimize their dermatology practices and improve the management of skin diseases, especially complex atopic dermatitis. 

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2023 Annual results

2024/03/19 - Financial public releases

●    Revenue up 4.9%, enabling market share gains despite difficulties in 2023

●    2023 operating profitability1 at an all-time high of 23.2% of revenue
     ○ Up 0.4 points compared to 2022 

●    Strong momentum expected in 2024
     ○  Expected revenue growth of 4% to 6% at constant exchange rates and scope
     ○  Operating profitability1 expected to rise by 0,5 point


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Europe: new prevention solutions for swine farming

2024/03/07 - Products

Swine_vaccination.jpgOne year after the launch of Suigen Rota Coli, our teams in France and Germany are now offering a second vaccine for swine, Suigen APP 2,9,11. This new vaccine complements our solutions for the prevention of major swine diseases, helping farmers to better control the health of their farms.

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Virbac to take a leading position in Japan through the acquisition of Sasaeah

2024/03/06 - Financial public releases

Sasaeah.jpgVirbac announces that it has signed a definitive agreement with ORIX Corporation for the acquisition of its animal health subsidiary Sasaeah for an enterprise value of approximately €280 million.

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Virbac: Olivier Charmeil co-opted by the board of directors

2024/01/24 - Career

Olivier_Charmeil_150x200.jpgVirbac announces the appointment of Olivier Charmeil as a new member of the board of directors with effect from December 21, 2023. He replaces Olivier Bohuon, permanent representative of OJB Conseil, within the board of directors and the appointments and compensation committee. 

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Virbac shampoos for dogs and cats get a makeover!

2024/01/23 - Products

shampoos.jpgOur range of dermatological (AKI) and hygiene (Allerderm) shampoos has been redesigned to limit ecological impact and simplify use for pet owners. The new packaging is now made from recycled plastic, while the innovative formulations, which have been constantly improved over the last few decades, remain unchanged.

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2023 fourth quarter consolidated sales

2024/01/17 - Financial public releases

Annual revenue growth of +4.9% thanks to record fourth-quarter activity at +11.5%

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Happy New Year 2024!

2024/01/08 - Press

Discover the video of Sébastien Huron's wishes to all Virbac teams worldwide.

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Outlook 2023-2024

2023/12/19 - Financial public releases

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Dog and cat nutrition: the beginnings of a new approach in China

2023/12/14 - Products

HPM_China.jpgAvailable in five major Chinese cities since last October, our Veterinary HPM® physiological foods are the only ones in the country to be distributed exclusively in veterinary clinics. This is a novel approach in the region, in line with our medical and scientific approach to animal nutrition. 

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Pets: a step towards more reasoned pest control

2023/11/23 - Products

Vignette_corpo_Lets_do_it_smart.jpgBecause we are all part of the same ecosystem, parasite control is a necessity which must be carried out while preserving the delicate balance between the health of animals, humans and their environment. With “Let's do it smart”, we provide veterinarians with the tools they need to tailor the solution to the animal's specific needs, thus contributing to a more reasoned use of parasiticides. 

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Companion animal vaccines: a state-of-the-art production line installed in France

2023/11/17 - Press

Savannah_Corpo.jpgA new filling line has been installed in Carros, marking the beginning of the transformation of our production system.

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France: Virbac certified as an Authorized Economic Operator

2023/11/10 - Press

OEA-Vignette.jpgAt the end of October, the French Customs Department awarded our Group the status of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO): a European customs seal of approval, recognized on the international scene.

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Virbac Uruguay celebrates its 10 years and builds a new factory

2023/11/03 - Press

Vignette_corpo_Uruguay (1).jpgOn October 17, Virbac Uruguay celebrated 10 years of commitment to animal health in Montevideo. On this occasion, the foundation stone for our new viral antigen plant was laid in the presence of the President of the Republic of Uruguay. 

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Virbac acquired a majority stake in Globion, a leading Indian poultry vaccines specialist

2023/11/02 - Financial public releases

Acquistion_Virbac_octobre_300x200.jpgOn November 1, we successfully finalized the acquisition of a majority stake in Globion. This transaction will bolster our position of animal health leader in India by extending Virbac India’s existing poultry portfolio to the growing segment of avian vaccines. 

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2023 third quarter consolidated sales

2023/10/23 - Financial public releases

Revenue growth at the end of September at +2.8% at constant exchange rates and scope thanks to a strong activity rebound in the third quarter (+7.8% at constant exchange rates and scope).

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USA: Virbac innovates for the treatment of Giardia duodenalis infections in dogs

2023/10/18 - Products

Eradia.jpgOn October 11, 2023, the U.S. Food and drug administration (FDA) approved our solution for the treatment of Giardia duodenalis infections in dogs.

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Dog oral health: an effective solution against plaque and tartar

2023/10/13 - Products

Vignette_corpo_vetaquadent_study.jpgA study published in September 2023 has scientifically demonstrated that Vet Aquadent® FR3SH is an effective option to help maintain dogs' oral health after professional dental cleaning.

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Virbac will enter the fast-growing poultry vaccines segment in India

2023/10/09 - Financial public releases

Acquistion_Virbac_octobre_300x200.jpgVirbac announces the signing of an agreement to acquire Globion, a leading Indian poultry vaccines specialist. This transaction will bolster our position of animal health market leader in India by extending Virbac India’s existing poultry portfolio to the growing segment of avian vaccines.

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2023 half year results

2023/09/28 - Financial public releases

Current operating income before R&D slightly improving throughout first half of 2023 in percentage of revenue

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Nutrition: a new approach for aging cats

2023/09/07 - Products

vignette_site_corpo_HPM_K&J.jpegIn France and around the world, the medicalization of cats continues to progress, helping to increase their life expectancy. Two major pathologies affect these aging cats: chronic kidney disease and osteoarthritis. Specially adapted nutrition can help. That's why we're launching VETERINARY HPM® Kidney & Joint in Europe in September. This new nutrition program enables the combined and gradual management of chronic kidney disease and osteoarthritis, thus improving the animal's quality of life. 

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Virbac launches a share buyback program

2023/08/22 - Financial public releases

Following the decision of the board of directors on June 19, 2023 and its approval by the shareholder’s meeting, we are going to buy back 100,000 of our own shares (less than 1.25% of the capital). Main objective: to decrease the company's share capital by canceling treasury shares purchased.

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2023 half-year results: publication postponed to end of September

2023/08/22 - Financial public releases

At the end of August, with our priority systems fully restored and functional following the June cyberattack, we will be able to publish our mid-year results on September 28 with a two-week delay.

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Celebrating 30 years in New Zealand!

2023/07/21 - Press

Vignette_corpo_30ans_NZ.jpgIn June 2023, Virbac New Zealand celebrated 30 years of its commitment to animal health in Aotearoa New Zealand. All employees gathered together to mark this amazing achievement and look back on these past three decades.

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2023 second quarter consolidated sales

2023/07/18 - Financial public releases

Revenue up about 2% during the second quarter and stable at the end of June despite two unfavorable one-off effects throughout the semester

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Virbac Japan celebrates 30 years!

2023/07/07 - Press

Vignette_corpo_30ans_VB_Japon.jpgLast May, Virbac Japan employees gathered to celebrate the subsidiary's 30 years of commitment to animal health.

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Virbac reassesses its 2023 growth and Adjusted EBIT1 forecast

2023/07/03 - Financial public releases

Virbac reassesses its 2023 growth and Adjusted EBIT1 forecast

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André Mathieu appointed director of Global Industrial Operations, Supply Chain and Sourcing

2023/07/03 - Career

Mathieu_André.gifFrom July 2023, André Mathieu, appointed director of Virbac's Global Industrial operations, Supply chain & Sourcing since January 2, 2023, will join Virbac’s Group executive committee.

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Cyber attack on several sites

2023/06/27 - Press

Server_300x200.jpgThe Virbac Group was the target of a cyber attack on several of its sites worldwide during the night of June 19-20. 

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